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Carlos Cruz-Diez

Born in: 1923

France

Artiste célèbre

Biography

Carlos Cruz Diez was born in Caracas, Venezuela, in 1923. He lives and works in Paris. He is one of the major figures of kinetic and optical art and has received numerous awards for his work. His practice positions him as a contemporary theorist of color. His visual research, based on three chromatic conditions -- subtractive color, additive color and reflection -- has contributed to a new approach of the color phenomenon by expanding his perceptual universe.

Carlos Cruz-Diez has based his practice on the color as an autonomous reality, without any anecdote, evolving in real time and real space without any help from the form or the support. There are eight axes of research that reveal the different behaviors of color: Additive Color, Physichromie, Chromatic Induction, Chromointerference, Transchromia, Chromosaturation, Chromoscope and Color in Space.

In 1940, Carlos Cruz Diez was studying at the Art School in Caracas. In 1944, he was working as a graphic designer for the "Creole Petroleum Corporation". In 1946, he became the Creative Director of the advertising agency "McCann-Erickson in Venezuela. In 1957, he founded the "Estudio Artes Visuales" dedicated to graphic and industrial design. In 1959, he completed his first work entitled “Additive Color and Physiochromia".

In 2005, his family created the "Cruz-Diez Foundation" dedicated to the conservation, development, dissemination and research of the artist’s conceptual heritage. Between 1972 and 1973, he taught "Kinetic Techniques" at the Beaux-Arts School in Paris. In 2012, he was appointed Officiel the National Order of the Legion of Honour.

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In time for Christmas
Carlos Cruz-Diez, Serie Semana - Martes	, Print

Carlos Cruz-Diez

Serie Semana - Martes , 2013
60 x 60 cm
Print

€3 000

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Carlos Cruz-Diez, Serie Semana - Viernes	, Print

Carlos Cruz-Diez

Serie Semana - Viernes , 2013
60 x 60 cm
Print

€3 000

In time for Christmas
Carlos Cruz-Diez, Caura-5, Print

Carlos Cruz-Diez

Caura-5, 2015
60 x 70 cm
Print

€4 500

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Carlos Cruz-Diez, Caura-7, Print

Carlos Cruz-Diez

Caura-7, 2015
60 x 70 cm
Print

€4 500

In time for Christmas
Carlos Cruz-Diez, Caura-4, Print

Carlos Cruz-Diez

Caura-4, 2015
60 x 70 cm
Print

€4 500

In time for Christmas
Carlos Cruz-Diez, Induction du Jaune Rioja , Print

Carlos Cruz-Diez

Induction du Jaune Rioja , 2014
50 x 79 cm
Print

€4 000

In time for Christmas
Carlos Cruz-Diez, Caura-14, Print

Carlos Cruz-Diez

Caura-14, 2015
60 x 70 cm
Print

€4 500

In time for Christmas
Carlos Cruz-Diez, Sitges 4, Print

Carlos Cruz-Diez

Sitges 4, 2012
100 x 25 cm
Print

€2 000

In time for Christmas
Carlos Cruz-Diez, Composition pour les Jeux Olympiques, Print

Carlos Cruz-Diez

Composition pour les Jeux Olympiques, 1992
63 x 90 cm
Print

€1 800

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Carlos Cruz-Diez, Serie Semana - Sábado	, Print

Carlos Cruz-Diez

Serie Semana - Sábado , 2013
60 x 60 cm
Print

€3 000

Carlos Cruz-Diez, Composition pour les JO, Print

Carlos Cruz-Diez

Composition pour les JO, 1992
63 x 90 cm
Print

€1 500

In time for Christmas
Carlos Cruz-Diez, Caura-6, Print

Carlos Cruz-Diez

Caura-6, 2015
60 x 70 cm
Print

€4 500

In time for Christmas
Carlos Cruz-Diez, Couleur à l'Espace Jerez, Print

Carlos Cruz-Diez

Couleur à l'Espace Jerez, 2014
69.7 x 100 cm
Print

€8 000

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Carlos Cruz-Diez, Inducción Cromática a doble frecuencia Toledo, Print

Carlos Cruz-Diez

Inducción Cromática a doble frecuencia Toledo, 2016
70 x 100 cm
Print

€10 000

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Carlos Cruz-Diez, Color Aditivo Cantarrana 3, Print

Carlos Cruz-Diez

Color Aditivo Cantarrana 3, 2016
70 x 100 cm
Print

€10 000

In time for Christmas
Carlos Cruz-Diez, Color Aditivo Cantarrana 2, Print

Carlos Cruz-Diez

Color Aditivo Cantarrana 2, 2016
70 x 100 cm
Print

€10 000

In time for Christmas
Carlos Cruz-Diez, Induction du Jaune Rioja , Print

Carlos Cruz-Diez

Induction du Jaune Rioja , 2014
50 x 79 cm
Print

€4 000

In time for Christmas
Carlos Cruz-Diez, Caura-1, Print

Carlos Cruz-Diez

Caura-1, 2015
60 x 70 cm
Print

€4 500

Carlos Cruz-Diez, Induction chromatique à double fréquence-Balladores 1, Print

Carlos Cruz-Diez

Induction chromatique à double fréquence-Balladores 1, 1998
73 x 25 x 5 cm
Print

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Carlos Cruz-Diez, Grand Mural 14, Sculpture

Carlos Cruz-Diez

Grand Mural 14, 2009
80 x 80 cm
Sculpture

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